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Volume 174 Issue 11

4 June 2001

Editorials

  • Obesity: definitely a growing concern Louise A Baur (MJA 2001; 174: 553-554)
  • Priorities in polycystic ovary syndrome Rogerio A Lobo (MJA 2001; 174: 554-555)
  • Containing the costs of managing hypertension Leonard Arnolda (MJA 2001; 174: 556-557)
  • Usable written information for patients David Sless (MJA 2001; 174: 557-558)
  • Investment and performance monitoring in Australian health and medical research Alan G Pettigrew (MJA 2001; 174: 559-560)

Research

Medicine and the community

  • Readability and content of supplementary written drug information for patients used by Australian rheumatologists Rachelle Buchbinder, Stephen Hall, Gail Grant, Arul Mylvaganam, Mark R Patrick (MJA 2001; 174: 575-578)

Position statement

  • Metformin and intervention in polycystic ovary syndrome Robert J Norman, Warren J Kidson, Ross C Cuneo, Margaret R Zacharin, on behalf of the Endocrine Society of Australia, the Australian Diabetes Society and the Australasian Paediatric Endocrine Group (MJA 2001; 174: 580-583)

Evidence-based medicine

  • EBM in practice: paediatrics Madlen Gazarian (MJA 2001; 174: 586-587)
  • Evidence-based obstetrics in Australia: can we put away the wooden spoon? Judith Searle (MJA 2001; 174: 588-589)

Viewpoint

Lessons from practice

  • Neuroleptic malignant syndrome: an underdiagnosed condition Peter G Harradine, Sidney E Williams, Steven R Doherty (MJA 2001; 174: 593-594)

MJA Practice essentials - Neurology

  • Cranial and peripheral neuropathies Judith M Spies (MJA 2001; 174: 598-604)